Below is the artwork by Howard Terpning that 20th Century Fox objected to:
(See the article above)
Thanks Stephen, this brings back many memories, exactly the reason I enjoy this site.
Thank you Lynda for your appreciation.
I am greatly amused by Rotten to the Core being referred to as "Rotten to the Corps"!
Stephen, thanks for posting all those, they are very interesting, especially when looking back at them and knowing how they fared. You have a real treasure trove there.
Tony Tenser lived in Southport
Tony Tenser (ultimately) died right at the end of 2007.
Here's the BBC radio arts and entertainments summary for the Radio 4 obituary programme "Last Word" broadcast at the time:-
Stnaley Baker to co-star with George Peppard in Sands of the Kalahari (eventually made with Stuart Whitman).
I see Burt Lancaster is still toplined for Khartoum - he must have jumped ship very late on having been announced for the role for at least a year now.
Heston also refers to the variety of directors originally approached or considered. Guy Green, Bernard Wicki; and Carol Reed whom Heston claims to have personally badgered to accept the responsibility.
*Charlton Heston:The Journals(E.P. Dutton publ. N.Y.,1976)
Thanks for the info.
How did "Primitive London" go on ?